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Poll: Which Movie Crook Would You Hire To Pull Off the Job?

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 09:30

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News Briefs: New 'Fantastic Four' Images Shed Light on "Dark" Movie

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 21:27

Fantastic Four: Four new Fantastic Four stills reflect the less "cartoonish" look established by director Josh Trank (Chronicle), who described the tone as that of a "dark Amblin movie." Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell star; the movie is due in theaters on August 7. [Empire]     The House: Will Ferrell will star in The House, written by Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien. Cohen is set to direct; the...

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Watch What Happens When a Comic Book Fan Finds Himself in a Real-Life Superhero Movie

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:21

What's great about the Internet these days is we're seeing so many talented artists find success through the process of sharing. It's not just the lone Hollywood executive or low-level script reader who makes decisions now -- we all do. The power has shifted, and if something gains enough traction in social media, then you bet Hollywood will pay attention. We've seen it work with everything from the upcoming Deadpool movie to Grumpy Cat, and now the folks behind Derrick Comedy,...

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'Frozen Fever' Trailer: Anna, Elsa, and Olaf Return with a New Song?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 09:30

Check this out! World News Videos | US News Videos The first trailer for the short Frozen Fever has arrived a couple of weeks before it debuts in front of Disney's live-action Cinderella on March 13, and if you listen closely you'll hear what sounds like a brand-new song.  The entire Frozen team (including Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez) have...

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Watch the Final 'Insurgent' Trailer, Tickets Now On Sale

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 07:17

The very fate of civilization lies in the hands of Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James), now fugitives desperately trying to fight the powerful alliance that threatens them and the future of their society. Check out the final Insurgent trailer release and receive a free Divergent movie download via VUDU with Insurgent ticket purchase for 24 hours only from February 24 at 9:00 p.m. PST to February 25 at 9:00 p.m. PST.

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News Briefs: Jessica Chastain Joins Chris Hemsworth in 'The Huntsman'; 'Birdman' Action Figure TV Spot

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 21:32

The Huntsman: Jessica Chastain (above in The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them) is joining Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, and Emily Blunt in The Huntsman, a spin-off from 2012's Snow White and the Huntsman. The story takes place before the events in the original film; it's not yet known what role Chastain will play. The movie is set for release on April 22, 2016. [Heat Vision]   The Lego Movie Sequel: Rob Schrab will direct the sequel to The Lego Movie,...

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New 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Poster Brings Old and New Heroes Together

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 09:58

We have seen plenty of trailers and TV spots for Avengers: Age of Ultron so far, but only one official poster that was simply the Avengers symbol (the Comic-Con concept art doesn't count). But now Marvel's fixed that with a new poster that brings the entire gang together. So what stands out? Perhaps Black Widow's Tony Stark-ified suit, which looks like it's packing a little extra punch. It's also notable that The Vision still looms over everyone, the sun...

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News Briefs: Nicolas Cage Joins Oliver Stone's 'Snowden'; Watch Sean Penn in New 'Gunman' Trailer

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 21:39

Snowden: Nicolas Cage is joining an all-star cast in Oliver Stone's Snowden. The upcoming thriller is based on the whistleblowing exploits of Edward Snowden, whose real-life story was also told in Citizenfour, which just won an Academy Award for Best Documentary. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto and Tom Wilkinson also star; the movie is set for release on December 25. [Deadline]   Birdman: Dark comedy Birdman, which just won four Academy...

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Quiz: Which Will Smith Character Are You?

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 15:41

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The Best Oscars Fun Fact (If You're a Batman Fan)

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:06

During an Oscars® night that was mostly fueled by politics -- from Patricia Arquette's moving female-equality speech to Common's powerful "Glory" acceptance speech to Citizenfour winning Best Documentary -- it was The Lego Movie's silent protest that may have stolen the show. The Lego Movie wasn't nominated in the Best Animated Feature category (see all of the night's winners here), and so when it came time for a performance of the film's song,...

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Steven Spielberg May Reboot 'Indiana Jones' with Chris Pratt

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:02

According to a story on Deadline, Steven Spielberg is reportedly interested in directing a reboot of Indiana Jones starring Chris Pratt, assuming the right script comes with it. There are no further details and no potential storylines cited, but the news does follow last month's word that Disney was interested in Pratt replacing Harrison Ford in what would amount to a franchise restart, giving Pratt the lead in not one (Guardians of the Galaxy), not two (Jurassic World), but three...

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How to Choose the Perfect Date Night Movie

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 05:00

There was a time when you and your mate could go out and see the newest, greatest movie whenever you wanted to. Friday night, Saturday night, or even sometimes on a random Tuesday afternoon, you could be whisked away for a couple of hours of entertainment. You would laugh, cry,eat too much popcorn, all while watching films made by adults for adults. You had no concern about film ratings, nudity or profanity. Sadly, this movie-going freedom is ripped away from you once you have kids. If you do...

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Award Season: Not Just for Grown-Ups Anymore

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 05:00

“Okay” may be the popular catch phrase in The Fault in Our Stars, but teen and tween voters at Fanlala.com think it’s much more than that: they chose it as movie of the year. The Fault in Our Stars shined above the competition in the 9th Annual Fanlala PICK Awards, where tweens and teens don’t just vote for their “favorites,” but instead focus on rewarding the films and performances they deem truly best in their categories.  The PICK awards are a fun...

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11 Ways to Resurrect the Dead According to Movies

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 05:00

No one wants to die. Sadly, we’ve yet to figure out a way to bypass this inevitable part of life. But the movies have! Movies are actually quite good at finding ways around buying the farm for good. Here are just some examples. Don’t try these at home.   Science Sometimes, you don’t have to get crazy to bring someone back to life. You just have to have a medical license, like the gang in ‘Flatliners,’ and a willingness to go down some darker paths....

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How Popcorn for Dinner Became Our Family Movie Tradition

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 05:00

Like many things, it started by mistake. It was a school night, and normally going to a movie would not have been on the table, but there had been promises made and there would be promises kept. We found the earliest showing available, not realizing until we were in the cold, dark theater that dinner had been lost in our pursuit of haste. We were hungry, and on the verge of growing hungrier. “Let’s all go to the lobby,” I said. Then we stepped up to the snack counter, half...

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8 Reasons Why We Love Donald Glover

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 05:00

He's a stand-up comic, a television star and a rapper -- and when he's not being all of those things, you can see Donald Glover breakin' it down on the big screen, too. In honor of his latest role in the creepy back-from-the-dead thriller The Lazarus Effect, we're spittin' out ten reasons why we love that adorable Childish Gambino.   1. His Early Days Long before he became a household name, Donald Glover was a member of the internet comedy team Derrick...

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2015 Academy Awards: 'Birdman' Wins Big, Plus the Best Moments, Biggest Snubs and More

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 20:40

  #TeamBirdman So how'd you do in your Oscar pool? Another Academy Awards is officially in the books, with Birdman ultimately beating out the other seven films nominated for Best Picture -- including Boyhood, its fiercest competition this awards season. Birdman's Alejandro G. Iñárritu also took home Best Director honors, with its cinematographer, Emmanuel Lubezki, winning Best Cinematography. So yeah, you could say it was a good night for Birdman. Except...

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Poll: And the Oscar Didn't Go To...

Sun, 02/22/2015 - 20:14

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The Origin of Oscar, Nominees' First Roles and More Oscars Tidbits

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 11:21

Here are a bunch of little Oscar-related bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Fandango Chief Correspondent Dave Karger joins Access Hollywood with his picks for who should win and who will win this year's big Academy Awards.   Scott Ewing's montage of all the Oscar nominees will get you in the spirit of the awards [via Reddit]:   And this montage of the early roles of 2015's acting nominees will make you understand...

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News Briefs: Jared Leto Teases Joker Role; Controversial Scientology Movie Gets a Trailer

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 10:30

Note: The above image is a fan's interpretation of what Jared Leto might look like as the Joker Suicide Squad: The Joker, Batman's most iconic villain, will not actually be making an appearance in Batman v Superman. His first stop in the new DC Comics movie universe will be in Suicide Squad, and actor Jared Leto has teased out a tiny bit about the role. First, he's having to gain a lot of weight for it, so don't expect a rail-thin Joker....

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